What is an easy recipe for a banana breakfast smoothie?


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One simple recipe for a banana breakfast smoothie comes from Cooking Light. In addition to one frozen banana, the recipe calls for low-fat milk, crushed ice, honey, nutmeg and plain yogurt.

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What is an easy recipe for a banana breakfast smoothie?
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To make an easy banana breakfast smoothie, combine a frozen banana, 1/2 cup of low-fat milk, 1/2 cup of crushed ice, 1 tablespoon of honey and a sprinkle of nutmeg in a blender. Blend for two minutes. Add 1 cup of plain yogurt and process until just blended. This simple smoothie has approximately 326 calories. Cooking Light suggests serving it with granola for breakfast.

A modified version of the basic banana smoothie adds peaches. For this recipe, place two frozen bananas, one peeled and sliced peach, 6 ounces of vanilla yogurt and a dash of nutmeg in a blender. Puree until smooth. The smoothie about 210 calories. Serve it with sliced peaches and banana as garnish.

Another version is a banana berry smoothie. This recipe calls for blending a frozen banana with 1 cup of frozen raspberries, 3/4 cup of orange juice and 1/4 cup of vanilla yogurt. The banana and berries do not have to be frozen, but the resultant smoothie isn't as cold or thick. Serve this smoothie with berries and pineapple on a swizzle stick.

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